Afternoon Conference: ‘Regeneration 2014 – Getting it Right this time’

Posted: 25 November, 2014

Following on from last year’s successful ‘Regeneration -Beyond the Crisis’ conference the Dublin Institute of Technology is pleased to announce its second regeneration conference on Friday 5th December 2014. The conference is organised by the DIT School of Spatial Planning and Transport Engineering, in conjunction with the Institute of Economic Development (UK).

As construction activity increases this dynamic gathering will brings together experts in regeneration from Ireland and beyond to discuss cutting edge themes in urban renewal and development. It discusses the strands of economic investment, community involvement and design that underpin successful regeneration projects. It will focus on critical lessons from the recent past and potential mechanisms for future development.


PROGRAMME  5th December 2014, DIT Bolton Street, Room 446


1330   Registration and sandwiches


1400 Keynote

Jeroen Laven STIPO – Zoho: slow urbanism in Rotterdam


Session 1 Critical lessons from the recent past

Josephine Henry Community Technical Aid -dissecting regeneration

Larry O’Connell NESC –lessons from the crisis

Jackie Bourke -a feminist perspective

Gerard Mc Givern Newry and Mourne District Council –Newry, a case study




1600 Tea and Coffee


Session 2 Mechanisms for future development

Terry Prendergast Grangegorman Development Agency - a university in the making

Brendan Kenny Dublin City Council – new ideas for living in the city

Alan Curtis Pobal –it’s more than housing

Simon McGuinness Dublin School of Architecture –Tackling fuel poverty as a neighbourhood regeneration strategy




1730 Drinks reception


Cost for attendance is €45 waged / €15 unwaged. Continued Professional Development certification (3.5 hrs) is available on payment of €5 in addition to the attendance fee.

Further Information: or, School of Spatial Planning and Transport Engineering, Dublin Institute of Technology, Bolton Street, Dublin 1, T +353 1 402 3710.

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